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JACK BENNY MONTH #3
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, February 21, 1998
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (12-9-51) Jack and the gang are in Palm Springs, California where their guest is actor Charles Farrell. The cast presents “The Palm Springs Murder Mystery.” Jack’s Song #5. AFRS rebroadcast. (25:13)
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (4-24-38) Jack stars with Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Don Wilson, singer Kenny Baker, Andy Devine and Sam Hearn (Schlepperman). The cast offers a musical version of Walt Disney’s “Snow White” called “Snow White and the Seven Gangsters.” Jell-O, NBC. (28:17)
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF DENNIS DAY (1948) Dennis Day in his own show with Bea Benadaret, Barbara Eiler, John Brown, Dink Trout. Dennis tries to sell his idea for a radio show to local businessmen, who get the wrong idea. NBC. (25:23)
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (4-20-41) Three Quiz Kids are still staying at Jack’s home, but he thinks he made a fool of himself when he appeared on their program. Jell-O, NBC. (30:00)
PHILCO RADIO TIME (3-26-47) Bing Crosby welcomes guests Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone. Jack proposes that he, Bing and Mary team up for an act together. Philco, ABC. (29:32)
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (1-20-52) Jack has invited his old friend George Burns to come on his show to sing Jack’s song. Regulars include Mary, Phil, Dennis, Don, Rochester. Jack’s Song #6. AFRS rebroadcast. (24:50).